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phase begins for army major nadal hassan. hassan was convicted in the army shooting spree that took place in 2009. 13 people were killed and 40 people were injured. the sentencing phase is expected to last two to three days and the jury will hear impact statement from those who were impacted by the mass shooting. we go to a military prosecutor and law professor o, thank you r being with us. >> thank you for having me. >> do you think hassan is going to get the death penalty? >> well, in my opinion the case for the death penalty is very compelling. there is uncontested proof of his mass murder, and what we're seeing today is presentation of evidence that indicates how devastating these crimes were to the victims and the victims' families. that's the standard we use to decide whether or not to ajudge death. it only takes one no-vote, and he will not be sentenced to death. >> this seems perfunctory but they still refer to hassan as major. will they strip him of his title. >> they don't have the authority to strip hassan of h his rank. they can give a dismissal which is a dishonorable d
shooter taking the stand. nadal hassan takes the stand during the sentencing phase of his trial. >>> churches are questioning the use of vaccinations. >> at this hour the united states and its allies appear to be moving forward with plans for military action against syria. the aim would be-to-deter the use of chemical weapons by the syrian government. ritters says that the opposition has been told to expect a strike president obama has not yet decided on any military action. the u.n. inspection team on the ground in syria has postponed it's chemical weapons investigation due to safety concerns. meanwhile, syrian government said syria will defend itself. >> we all hear the drums of war being beaten around us. if these countries are willing to launch an aggression or military action against syria i believe the pretext of chemical weapons is false, basil base led groundless. i dare them to produce any piece of evidence. >> we go to lebanon, the capitol of beirut. what are you hearing that some type of military action could happen very, very soon. >> reporter: well, there are two sc
that a military jury in texas is going to be wrestling with for army major nadal hassan. he was convicted friday in the fort hood shooting spree back in 2009. 13 people killed and 14 people injured in that attack. heidi joe joins us on the fencing face. >> reporter: court is still in session. hassan is in the courtroom, and what stands out most is his demeanor. it's not changed at all since before he was convicted as a mass murderer. now, he is still sitting in that wheelchair. he's dressed in camo uniform. he has that beard. and to give you a picture of how unaffected he appears. he got into a brief discussion with the government about how to calculate his initial date in the service with the military. none of the content of that argument really matter, but the fact that he just talked about it like this was any other day, that really stood out. dell, this isn't any other day. this is when this jury, 13 military officers, will determine if he lives or dies. the judge cautioned him not to continue to represent himself. and hassan said he still wants to be his own lawyer. at this point, dell, i d
a military jury has decided the process to decide the future of major nadal hassan. they'll have to decide between life behind bars or death by lethal injection. >> reporter: well, dell, the expectation now is there there will be military action and that is a dramatic change in 48 hours. let's take you back to friday night as those pictures of death and suffering continue to stream in from that suburb around damascus, and from what the white house said there was little doubt there was a chemical weapon, and that was bashir al-assad. they said that sunday, but then they sent out a message that needed to allow an site access to the inspectors immediately. some are saying the they have degraded and corrupted the evidence to such a degree that it wouldn't do any good. chuck hagel saying the president has asked us to prepare military options. we have prepared those options we are ready. we have republican and democrat, house and senate calling for quote/unquote surgical strikes, speculating about a cruise missile launch and should congress be identified and consulted or shouldn't it. what is re
by hassan will be taking the stand, plus three more of the wounded will be giving their testimony, bringing the total number of witnesses for the government to just around 20. the bigger question is what, if anything will hassan say when it's his turn. he did ask the judge for a break between the government's case and his own, indicating he is planning something, but morgan, you just never know what will come out of this guys mouth. he already indicated that if he were given the death penalty, he would consider himself a martyr. >> you mentioned the death penalty, heidi. what kind of problems would the death penalty really present? >> well, if he is sentenced to death as expected here, it would really present a case that doesn't have any precedence in u.s. history. the last u.s. soldier to be executed was in 1961, and he was hanged by the neck. that just gives you an indication of how much time has passed since the last execution. there are five soldiers currently on death row. one has been there for 25 years, so if hassan continues this pattern of condemning himself and waives his rights,
. >>> the sentencing phase for major nadal hassan is underway. hassan is the gunman responsible for the fort hood shooting rampage in 2009. he was found guilty on friday on 13 counts of murder and 32 counts of attempted murder. a military jury will hear impact statements from the victims' families over the next few days. heidi zhou castro is following nadal's sentencing and joins us live from fort hood. today is the first day we're hearing the impact statements. what are survivors saying? >> absolutely heartbreaking stuff today tony. today we heard from ten family members and coworkers of these 13 that were killed. one of them, the widow of major labardo how hard was to explain to her two-year-old son that daddy was never coming home. it took him weeks for him to realize what death meant. she kept her husband's voice mail message for years, up until a couple of weeks ago. and then she discovered that the cell phone carrier accidently deleted that message. and then the teenage daughter who tried to take her own life as a result. not a dry high except for nadal hassan, himself. he was emotionless t
. the trial of psychiatrist major in a nad dal h nadal hassan determin he will defend himself. >> the military trial for major nadal hassan will begin tuesday. hassan is charged with 13 counts of pre-meditated murder and 32 counts of attempted pre-meditated murder. he doesn't deny he performed health checkups before their deployments in 2009 killing 13 wounding more than 30. he says he committed the worst mass shootings in defense of taliban terrorists. yet the obama administration characterizes it as workplace violence not terrorism because it would jeopardize his right to a fair trial. victims sued staff sergeant shawn manning was shot sex ti - six times at fort hood. >> hassan is openly admitting it makes me angry, makes me disgusted. >> a jury of 13 officers from around the u.s. will have to convict hassan of murder and sentence him to death. 11 of the last 16 death sentences handed down have been overturn overturned. even if he is convicted there are not years or decades heyed. fox news. >>> the time now is almost 10 minutes until the top of the hour. it's nothing new politicians raking t
. >> a military court trying army major nadal hassan said he used ththe fort as his own kill zone. we have more now from fort hood. >> reporter: his silence did not surprise anyone. the army major who confessed to the worst mass shooting on a military installation gave no closing argument. he said all along that he's the killer. >> reporter: it's exceedingly rare where you have the prosecution and the defense essentially agreeing to the defense's guilt. >> reporter: law professor chris jenks led the army's law branch. he said the jury will find hassan guilty. they're looking through 700 pieces of evidence from the prosecution, including bullets removed from the victims. paper towels hassan stuffed into his pockets to mask the sound of 420 clinching rounds and the pistols he admitted used to kill 13 people. guilt will be clearcut for the jury. it's the sentencing phase that will face more questions. jurors will have to decide between life in prison and death. jenks notes the u.s. has not executed a u.s. service member since 1961. >> so historically that would suggest that major hassan will langu
bet. >> gregg? >> fox news alert out of texas. the trial of major hassan four years after the massacre. he is representing himself against the 13 counts of murder and 32 count was attempted murder. he told jurors that the evidence will clearly show he was the gun men during the attack but insisted that the evidence presented would not tell the whole story. on the witness stand will be many of the survivors that saw hassan shout a la ak bar which is arabic for god is great, coming up, we'll have the latest from the courtroom and how things are playing out where a suspected killer will question the very people he is a cowed of trying to murder. we are getting new information from pennsylvania. there is a police news conference on a shooting. an angry resident burst in a room and opened fire and three people were killed and the acts of heroism that kept the tragedy from being worst. that is in sailorsburg, pennsylvania. hey, rick? >> jamie, state police just processed the crime scene here and the suspect, 59-year-old who was wounded with his own gun was arraigned on charges including thre
♪ ♪ yeah it's the little sandwich cookie and it's wonderfilled ♪ ♪ >> iranian president hassan rouhani, some have dubbed him a moderate leader, but do his own words suggest that the threat to israel is as concrete as ever? knocjoel loansberg is back from several weeks in israel where he joins us now with insight. joel, good to have you today. >> thank you, shannon. >> what is the thinking about the new iranian president? >> there is the central belief in israel, certainly among prime minister netanyahu, that his advisers that rouhani is a wolf in sheep's clothing. rouhani is perceived widely in the white house, in the western media, as a moderate, but he's certainly not. he was part of the inner circle of the ayatollah hoe mainy, been a longtime member of the inner circle of the proceed-radical leader. his eldest son committed suicide a couple years. he said in his suicide note, "i hate your government, your lies, your corruption, your religion, your double acts, and your hypocrisy. i hate that yothis from his own. he's a moderate. he has a new softer face, but still the same policies
up sooner than expected. army major nadal hassan has only cross examined two of the witnesses called friday. they remember the terrifying moment the two opened fire. many thought it was a training exercise. hassan admits to killing 13 people and wounding 31 others in the 2009 rampage. hassan is charged with murder and could face the death penalty. >> the sister of an american missionary prisoner in north korea is begging the u.s. to help bring him home. her brother is having serious het problems and lost more than 50 pounds. he was arrested back in november accused of activities against the government. he was sentenced to hard labor and north korea is using his health problems as a bargaining chip to spark negotiations with the united states. >> extreme weather alert for you at daybreak in colorado crews will continue searching for a woman last seen clinging to a tree during flash flood and mud slide that left at least one person dead. witnesses saw the young women they describe her as having blonde hair on friday as they fled the rushing waters near colorado springs. two other peopl
as the draw against admitting shooter major nadal hassan resumed. yesterday, his attorneys argued that the major, representing himself, was trying to give himself the death penalty. toudge denied their request take over or leave the case, saying that hassan has the right to represent himself even if he is doing so poorly. hassan did not question either soldier who testified today. >> once again, a mild day has turned into a wet, stormy night in some areas. chief meteorologist doug hill joins us with the latest. >> right now 80 degrees in arlington outside of the belfort furniture weather center. this is one of our many weather cameras, this one from fairfax. beautiful cloud time lapse. for a fewvy rain, brief minutes, then it is starting to brighton. showers and storms this evening. tomorrow, i think that will be a very active weather day, numerous showers and storms. heavy downpours just north of annapolis, severna park, glen , alle, south of baltimore of this moving generally from the southwest to the northeast. more across west virginia and ohio. tomorrow, and let of that will
confirming any crew casual 2350e7s. >>> iran's new president hassan rowhani was officially sworn in on sunday. it marks the end of the eight-year controversial president of mahmoud ahmadinejad. he vowed his support to syria's embattled leader bashar al assad. >>> johnny manziel is reportedly under investigation by the ncaa. in question, did he profit from autographs and signing memorabilia. ncaa athletes are prohibited from accepting money for a product or sale of service. his eligiblity to play this year could be in jeopardy. >>> governor brown was able to save thousands of commuters from a transit strike. the bay area rapid transit strikeout was avoided when he entered an 11th hour inquiry into the dispute. it hold offs the strike for another seven days. >>> fbi informants were allowed to break the law over 5600 times in 2011. fbi agents reportedly allowed their criminal informants to buy and sell drugs, plot robberies and even bribe government officials. eight months into the 113th congress and the house has passed 22 bills. that's the smallest number of bills passed on record. >>> even th
asesinar a 13 personas en texas, se le acusa de herir a 32 personas. hassan naciÓ en virginia y de ser declarado culpable podrÍa ser declarado a la pena de muerte. >>> vecinos de indocumentado guatemalteco luchan por que se quede en el paÍs, dicen que fue deportado por culpa de un abogado sin vergÜenza y quieren evitar que una deportaciÓn lo aleje de su esposa y tres hijos. >>> no se puede mover de su casa, monitorean sus movimientos con un guillrillete electrÓnico pregunta como va a mantener a su familia. >>> lucho por mi familia mÁs que todo. >>> dÍaz de leÓn es guatemalteco, vive en california de hace 30 aÑos, pagÓ once mil dÓlares a un abogado hace dos aÑos. >>> me dijo que no me podÍan deportar, deportar. >>> lo Único que ganÓ fue la primer deportaciÓn. >>> regresÓ, inmigracion lo volviÓ arrestar. fueron a pedir a migraciÓn que deje la familia en paz. >>> esto es una causa moral. >>> regresÓ despuÉs que lo deportaron, su abogada dice que lo hizo por una buena razÓn. >>> por supuesto regresÓ, tuvo dos hijos aquÍ, su esposa, hermanos, su familia, su iglesia,
contra nidal malid hassan quien asesinó a 3 personas en fort hood,texas, le dij a la corte, yo soy quien disparó, también el psiquiatra militar trató de matar a todos los posibles. >>> es momento de nuestra primera pausa y al regresar la violencia pone en fuga a los residentes de guerrero. >>> el trágico saldo de una explosión en un edificio de rosario, en argentina enorme explosiÓn de wrum rrumba edificio en rosario argentina. >>> dicen que la explosiÓn autoridades de salud que se debiÓ a un escape de gas, rompio vidrios a mÁs de 300 pies de distancia, los heridos estaban en el edificio, algunos eran transeuntes golpeados por escombros y vidrios. >>> la violencia de los narcos se hace sentir con fuerza en zonas rurales de mÉxico. en ocasiones protegerse del ejÉrcito, en la ciudad de mexico pueblos enteros que no tienen mÁs remedio que huir. >>> tres comunidades rurales ubicadas en las montaÑas de guerrero, mÉxico quedaron abandonadas debido a las amenazas del crimen organizado, muchos huyeron a pueblos mÁs grandes, otros a los montes y muchos no lo lograron. >>> todas la
-- an e-mail. martha: we have the latest from the courtroom of major nadal hassan. bill: 100 meeters per hour seen streaking across the screen. we'll tell you why. [♪] and you were like, "thanks, but what about thick & creamy and whips!" and we were like, "done and done! now it's out of everything yoplait makes." and you were all, "yum!" and we're like, "is it just us, or has this been a really good conversation?" and you were like, "i would talk, but my mouth is full of yogurt." yoplait. it is so good! martha: in california, an amazing display overnight. we are talking about th talkingd meteor shower. welcome back to the show. >> reporter: it's one of the most brilliant meteor showers earth gets to see. they are ice and rock fragments like shards from a comet. when the little bits hit our atmosphere they flare up into brilliant fire balls that we goat see for several nights. martha: i could have sworn i saw two different shooting stars over last weekend. is it just that area that sees them or did i see something that's unrelated? >> we have gone the pictures from croatia and china and
is one of syria's closest allies. the government of iranian president hassan rouhani has followed the previous regime in supporting syrian president bashar al assad. >>> americans are taking time to remember a man who spearheaded the civil rights movement. 50 years ago in washington martin luther king delivered a speech in washington. he uttered the words "i have a dream." thousands gathered at the lincoln memorial at the national mall 50 years on. president obama was joined by bill clinton and jimmy carter. obama said king and other civil rights leadee local assemblieses, congress and even the white house. but he also expressed concern for the nation's economic disparities that are widening, not shrinking. >> as always has been noted, black unemployment has remained almost twice as high as white unemployment. latino unemployment close behind. the gap in wealth between races has not lessened, it's grown. >> opinion polls suggest that 79% of african-americans say the country still has a long way to go before it achieves a society free of racial prejudices. >>> i have a dream w thos
. and a guilty verdict in the hassan murder trial. convicted the on a psychiatrist with killing 13 service members. prosecutors are seeking the death sentence. >> that is not often researchers find a strain of flu before mushrooms into a pandemic. that is what happened with the newest bird flew. scientists are able to track the strain as a move from box to check and and other birds. the flu killed 40 people commit in 2009 of virus was traced to pittsburgh rebels after the culprit. >> working more hours might make you happier. a researcher at korea university >> he spent 10 years on the study. in the and he determined shorter hours on the job did not lead to greater life satisfaction. women like shorter work is a little more than men. also reported having the were struggles. many reported more stressful environments of the job. >> talk about counterintuitive. >> were using a cooking appliance that every family cooking[ female announcer ] you've always got a new accomplishment in sight. and now you've got new one a day women's proedge. a complete multivitamin with 8 essential b-vitamins that
gunman major hassan. hassan is accused of opening fire on soldiers at the ft. hood military base in texas in november of 2009. 13 people were killed. more than 30 others wounded thursday, the 95th pga starts in rochester, new york. phil mickelson fresh off the british open win will be there with tiger woods. we'll have live updates throughout the championship so stay with us. on friday, it's the ultimate disney fan event. the d 23 expo is happening in anaheim, california. thousands of fans go there to meet disney stars and get behind the scenes details of their favorite shows. saturday, president obama and his family head to martha's vin gard. it's become the annual summer vacation spot except last year when he was on the campaign trail. all right. thanks so much for joining us. a look at the top stories and more ahead in new york. >>> hello, welcome to cnn "newsroom." high alert right now the u.s. shut many foreign offices, embassies and consulates over fears of a terror attack. in the afternoon math of a bizarre deadly hit and run on venice beach, everyone is asking why would anyone do
and consulates were closed. >>> major nadal hassan's court marshal comes years after the shooting. finally be able to tell their stories on the witness stand. >> i looked over and i saw him pointing a gun at me and by the time i tried shifting over, felt like a baseball bat hit me in the side of my neck. and blood went everywhere. >> hassan will represent himself in the trial after asking his attorneys be released. >> it's pretty scary that went down in our neighborhood. >> teens accused of throwing bombs out of car windows. the beauty queen linked to the prank. >> and that sinking feelings. a sports car getting sucked into the earth. >> and would you eat beef grown in a lab? the reviews are in for the world's first test tube burger. >> warm somewhere. but not here in the nation's midsection. 105 in balance. we'll have the forecast in a minute. sglt and unfortunately, a pretty good sized back up already at the bay bridge toll plaza. stalled out big rig messed up the morning commute and metering lights are on. the latest drive times after the break. ,,,, these are the hands a pediatrician.
about what major indianaal hassan said before the attack. ♪ (announcer) answer the call of the grill with n friskies grillers, full of meaty tenders and crunchy bites. and my family moved es, straight to chicago. d america is the only country i have ever known. senior year of high school, i was promoted to city court staff commander, i held the rank of cadet brigadier general. i was head of chicago rotc. i want to be a us citizen and i want to be a marine, i'm gonna be a marine, because i care. i care about this country. i care about those around me, i care about my family, my neighbors. you know, i do want to give back, i believe one hundred percent in what this country stands for. let me earn it, you know, let me serve. i just want an opportunity, i just want a chance. to, to show everyone out there that, i am, american and that i will honorably serve this country wearing a marine corp uniform. >> shepard: the father of one of three teenagees charged in a brutal beating cotts on camera -- oops. i was supposed to talk about the dow first. very exciting. show that again. a weird thin
there for 25 years. >> so, historically, that would suggest that major hassan will languish on death row, and not actually be executed. >> not while his automatic appeals pend, but what if he waves those appeals? could he be bumped to the front of the line for execution? that would present the government with another dilemma. >> i just wonder perception-wise how it will look if say the u.s. service, the islamic service american member sentenced to death row is actually executed in say five or 10 years, while others are still languishing. >> survivors and family members have already accused the government of choosing political correctness over justice. hassan faced no terrorism charges, despite his confessed jihadist motive. if jury members now condemn him to death, the government will have to brace for more difficult questions ahead. heidi zhou-castro, aljazeera, fort hood. >> over 50 wildfires burning in the west and we're expecting to see the majority of those started by lightning strikes. the problem is that we dried out so much in the northwest this year that it was very easy to star
hassan is facing the penalty phase of his trial. on friday a military jury convicted hassan of 25 charge including meditated murder. hay san was convicted of murder for the 2009 shooting spree against unarmed soldiers at fort hood texas. >>> a woman from new mexico is trying to help victims of domestic abuse in a very interesting way. she's offering tattoo removal. >> i will apply the laser. >> reporter: this is a consultation, a conversation, a chat, to change a life. from her office in albuquerque, new mexico, she's trying to help the victims of domestic abuse. she offers free tattoo removal. the physical signs of psychological damage. >> i think we need to recognize this is a form of branding, and like i tell everybody this is the superficial. this is what is on top. we should be extremely concerned about the acts and events that took place that caused these type of brands to take place. there are so many more horrific stories that are underneath. >> reporter: removeel affidavit tattoo could take months even years depending how big and how deep the tattoo is scarred. dawn's patient vi
national park. the flames have destroyed 230 square miles. the a jury will decide if nadal hassan will receive life in prison or the death penalty. he killed 13 people in 2009. >>> some parents are complaining that students are forced to walk through crime-ridden headlinesr. those are the headlines and you can get your news at www.aljazeera.com [♪ music ] >> on america tonight. >> nothing today is more serious, and nothing is receiving more serious scrutiny. >> sharp words from washington leave little doubt what the u.s. thinks happened to these syrian victims. now focus turns to how and when the world will respond. >>> and the threat to california's most mighty residents. the enormous blazes that have also triggered fears for san francisco's water supply. also tonight we're keeping up the fight for chicago. a community left in a constant state of mourning and wondering how will the violence ever end? >> i'm so tired of doing funerals of young men getting killed through gun violence whether by th the police or anor gang. it just wears you down. [♪ music ] >> good evening, and
something, do it big. >> trial for ft. hood shooter major hassan is due to begin today. >> now speak to the gunman chosen to represent himself. >> a fast-moving wildfire threatened homes in southern california. many are still under evacuation this morning. >> terrifying in boston. >> swerved in front of a delivery truck. the driver was not seriously injured. >> a russian police officer pulls him over and winds up on the hood of the speeding car. the driver was tracked down and arrested. >> all that matters. >> worried about al qaeda and anywhere they are in the world. >> now we know americans just need to avoid this area. >> on "cbs this morning." >> at some point we'll sit in front of an arbiter and give our case. >> anthony weiner was like, man, some people just don't know when to quit. >> welcome to "cbs this morning." good morning. there is a lot of news. >> there's a lot of news. good morning to you. >> we begin with this. state department urging americans to leave yemen immediately. u.s. embassy being evacuated. terror threat level is extremely high. britain is also evacuating
in the rampage. >>> new this morning, iran's new president took the oath of office. hassan rouhani was sworn in, in a ceremony shown live on iranian tv. foreign dictators attended for the first time since the islamic revolution in 1979. >>> russian and chinese soldiers are running joint anti- terrorism drills dubbed peace 2013. security forces are participating in exercises in russia's mountain region. troops are training by simulating combat and battle planning. >>> and president obama is spending his birthday today celebrating with family and friends at camp david. before he took off, he was briefed on the terrorist threat that will cause 21 embassies to close today. the white house officials say he will continue to be updated throughout the weekend. by the way, the president turns 52. >>> the message from tens of thousands of bart riders? make a deal, today! >>> our kpix 5 poll on who is making a better case, the unions or bart managers. >>> and they're gloomy looking on the outside but bright on the inside. the message behind the darkness of these so-called depression kits. >>> and fog and
. hassan rouhani emerged as the surprise favorite in the presidential race after his campaign caught fire, especially among the young. he's a cleric who studied law in britain and has decades of diplomatic and political experience. in his inaugural speech, rouhani said his government would improve relations between iran, the region, and the world by building trust through transparency. to international diplomats listening, that was a welcome change of tone, signaling future cooperation. but to the many hard-line members of iran's regime, it sounded like a threat. political analyst professor saddiq zabakalam says he will have to fight them first. >> reporter: he does, however, have the backing of millions of voters who want them to fix than's economy-- battered and sinking under the pressure of international sanctions. to get those international sanctions lifted, president rouhani is going to have to come om with some kind of a deal in nuclear negotiations with the west due to resume this fall. elizabeth palmer, cbs news, tehran. >> dubois: 19 men died fighting a wildfire in arizona. now s
it derailed. >>> the sentencing phase for convicted fort hood shooter nadal hassan, who is representing himself, will either get life in prison or the death penalty for his shooting spree that killed 13 people. >>> after a bloody violent summer chicago is going back to school, but trouble looks like it might never let up on the city streets. to protect the school children mayor rame mal ham emmanuel created safety routes. in a community that is suffering extreme hopeless ness already. [ sirens ] >> the police. >> reporter: in response to a record-breaking gun violence i in 2012, rahm emmanuel assign police to the violent areas of the city. >> we developed our strategies and we ployments based on where crime is ha happening. >> reporter: the man in charge of the implementing is the chief of police. >> are you worried that when weather gets warmer that violence will go up, and how will the department prepare for that. >> the answer to that question is no, we don't have a different strategy for the summer, but we'll be doing more of the same things we've been doing. operation impact, our g
police officer. for his part hassan has said little during the death penalty trial other than to say he was the shooter. a judge will deliberate the senate for bradley manning. he leaked hundreds of thousands of classified documents to wikileaks. manning's lawyer says he doesn't deserve a sentence that prevents him from rebuilding his life. he was convicted of 20 counts cluck 7 of espionage act. >> the coast guard trying to figure out how a 56 foot fishing boat was grounded. it just missed the famous caesar's pier. >> the captain was not driving at the time one of the mates was driving. the initial report, he did state he may have fallen asleep. >> it took crews several hours to tow the boat back. they could face fines for the mishap. one of the nation's bravest heros just scoring a big victory over the ncaa. maureen steven rose now okayed to play football. the ncaa initially ruled that he couldn't because he played games in a military league while serving our country. cy arnold has more. >> just a few hours separate this interview. >> first thing i did. thank you, lord. >> from this on
the embassies today during a week when the trial opened, of the ft. hood jihadist, nadal hassan who this administration has treated as a workplace violence perpetrator. he is the celebrity president as you have called him sean. but it is deeply troubling that the white house is spinning this as a way for obama to connect with regular people and then disclosed which they had tried to cover up that what was wrong with doing it after this appearance meeting with one of his top bundlers. who has raked in $7 million for his president. >> and then he is off for martha's vineyard for a vacation and they are upset because the roads are closed. let me play the question about his comments about trayvon martin. this was not a case about race. >> you know i think all of us were troubled by what happened. any of us who were parents were troubled. it doesn't mean he was a perfect kid. none of us were. when you are a teenage boy you are going to mess up. but, what i think all of us agree to is, that we should have a criminal justtice system that was fair and just and i wanted to explain why this w
resumes for major nadal hassan. they will hold a session without the military panel to go over autopsy photos. >> an hour later that trial will resume. yesterday fbi agents will be responding to the shooting testified one calling it the worst crime scene he has seen? 23 years on the job. another agent said there were bodies and medical equipment quote all over the floor. >> the justice department filed suit against the merger of u.s. airways and american airlines. if it does happen if this merger happens it could end up costing you. we will hear about that story and all of the other top business stories this morning. jolene, good morning. >> good morning. yesterday the department of justice sued american airlines and u.s. airways over their $11 million merger. it would cause substantial harm to consumers. how much will it cost you? americans will be hit with higher fares and fees because the merger would eliminate yet another competitor on more than 1,000 routes. share hoerlds might benefit creditors might benefit. the fact of the matter is skunlers will gets the shaft. the airline sai
shooter major nidal hassan's case is in the hands of the juries. he passed on his final chance to address the jury. he did not offer closing argument. he could get the death penalty for the shooting in ford hood in 2009. >> san diego's embattled mayor bob filner has purportedly agreed to step down as part of a settlement lawsuit. details of the terms of the settlement are not disclosed. 17 women have accused him of inappropriate behavior. >> i would like to see a resignation without conditions and without the taxpayers being forced to make a gift of public funds to him in order for him to resign. >> earlier, we spoke with stephanie stanton, telling us the resignation is a matter of procedure. >> the city council will meet in closed session and expected to approve the resolution. we did see the mayor here today at city hall. he left at 5:30 this evening, carrying what looked to be a small box of belong i guess as he got into his car and sped away. >> this morning, egypt's ousted former ruler hosni mubarak is under house arrest in a military hospital a day after being released from prison.
a jury is going to determine if nadal hassan gets the death sentence. ♪ theme >> that attack on the u.n. convoy coming as the obama administration said there is very little doubt that chemical weapons were used by the syrian government in an attack on their own people last week near damascus. it was the single deadliest event in the civil war. the entire world is watching the events in syria as the u.n. prepares to investigate the attack site. u.s. and european leaders are already saying it may be too little, too late. it is worried the evidence will be corrupt. officials from around the globe are meeting in jordan to discuss the crisis. although that meeting was set before last week's attack, officials say that syria is at the top of the their agenda. the very late evident, we return to david jackson, joining us from beirut. the u.s. is saying it is too little, too late. what are they saying in syria? >> well, that has been the outlook all around, no question about it. it's all about too late, too late. every nation that is gathered in jordan for the meeting of military leaders and w
trial of nidal hassan now in its sentencing phase. he was found guilty of killing 13 people in 2009. >>> students and teachers wrapped up their first day of school in chicago. some parents are complaining students are forced to walk through crime areas in chicago because of school closures. >>> those are the headlines. "consider this" is next on al jazeera. i'll see you back here at 11:00 eastern time. and you can always get the latest online at aljazeera.com. ♪ ♪ >>> america inching toward action in syria. president obama, and secretary of state kerry are weighing the options as the world waits. if the u.s. does intervene what would the cost be financially and emotionally, and will americans tolerate another conflict in the middle east. and the owner of the encrypted email used by edward snowden shuts his site down, and said if you know what i know about email, you might not use it. a former disney star stuns audiences. is this proof that our culture oversexualized. good evening, i'm antonio mora, and welcome to "consider this." we begin with syria. as proof of a chemical weapo
. the last time the u.s. military executed a soldier was back in 1961. hassan killed 13 of his fellow unarmed soldiers and injured more than 30 others at that texas army base. >> a newly released videotape shows eyewitness testimony in the 1975 assassination attempt on president gerald ford. that testimony coming from the president himself. the videotape shows ford answering questions about the attempt. a jury convicted lynette, squeaky fromme. this is the first time a sitting president has ever given oral testimony in a trial. >> she was three to four feet from me when i first noticed her. she appeared to want to come married. i had the impression she did come forward. i didn't see the precise movement. i stopped, because i had the impression she wanted to speak to me or shake my hand, and as i moved to either shake hands or speak to her, i then notice said the gun. as i indicated, it in her hand was approximately two feet from it. >> now ford videotaped that testimony for use in squeaky fromme's trial. she was sentenced to life in prison, released in parole in 2009. she now lives in new yor
. major the doll hassan has won the right to represent himself in court, meaning he will likely question some of the same people he is accused of attacking. judge osborne has artie struck hen his planned defense that was protecting taliban leaders in afghanistan from u.s. soldiers. he is charged with 13 counts of murder and 32 counts of attempted murder and could face the death penalty if did. forsentencing hearing bradley manning continued monday with testimony from a top state department official. --tor kennedy claimed patrick did he claimed manning's leak of diplomatic cables to wikileaks has had a chilling effect on u.s. diplomacy by making foreign officials less forthcoming in private talks. he said -- kennedy acknowledge the state department had never completed damaged assessment for the leaks. clashes have corrupted in turkey after a court sentenced former military chief to life in prison for trying to overthrow the government of the turkish prime minister. court sentenced scores of other military officers along with journalists and politicians, including three current members of
is hassan rouhani. already suggested reforms including freeing up the internet access and also eliminating the segregation of women and he was warmly endorsed by the supreme leader on saturday when both men said the way forward for iran is through moderation, not extremism. but the real question is will this new president mean that iran with its economy withering under tough international sanctions be more willing to negotiate giving up some of its nuclear am bigs? that is the change the u.s. will be looking for. now back to you. >> all right, nbc's ann curry, thanks so much. >>> seeing congress through the eyes of google glass here from an nbc news producer about what it was like to wear them in the hallowed halls. and 900 million dollars are changing hands online. that's why the internet needs a new kind of server. one that's 80% smaller. uses 89% less energy. and costs 77% less. it's called hp moonshot. and it's giving the internet the room it needs to grow. this ...is going to be big. it's time to build a better enterprise. together. a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the us
president, hassan rowhani has sghorn yesterday as the country's new president. good-bye, mahmoud ahmadinejad, known of course for his controversial comments denying the holocaust and his absolutist approach to nuclear talks. pretty much determined by the ayatollah for him. while rowhani gave the u.s. new hope for a chance for a better relationship, he was widely condemned this weekend for referring to israel as a "wound" in the muslim world. >>> the "wall street journal" is reporting today that iran could be pursuing a second path to a nuclear program via plutonium rather than uranium. ann curry is in tehran covering the important transition to a new regime. ann? >> reporter: andrea, good afternoon. the man inaugurated as iran's new president on sunday is as different from president ahmadinejad as president obama is from george w. bush. is he a moderate, promising better relations with the world and an end to social restriction especially for women. now all he's got to do is prove it. those men smiled for the cameras but president rowhani vows to change virtually everything mahmoud ahmadinej
. today, the group's leader, sheikh hassan nasrallah, blamed sunni radicals. he pledged to double the number of hezbollah forces helping fight sunni rebels in syria. a sudden wave of refugees from syria is pouring into northern iraq. u.n. refugee officials reported today that many come from aleppo, syria's largest city, and their numbers approach 8,000 a day. they've been crossing at a new bridge over the tigris river. there already are more than 150,000 syrian refugees registered in iraq. wall street ended a tough week on a down note. the dow jones industrial average lost more than 30 points to close at 15,081. the nasdaq fell three points to close at 3,602. for the week, the dow lost 2.2%. the nasdaq fell 1.6%. bert lance, who served as budget director for president jimmy carter, has died. he passed away last night at his home in georgia. lance was a carter friend and political ally who headed the national bank of georgia. he went to washington in 1977 to take the budget post in the new carter administration. within a few months, he was forced to resign his position amid a banki
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